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Power Module Design & Reliability Engineer

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At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Utilizing Design Thinking and User Experience methods, you will work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We are seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies and more!

eDrive Integrated Power Module (IPM) Design & Reliability Engineer will be responsible for hardware development for traction inverter system. The role will specifically be focused on IPM design, thermal management, reliability and robustness. 



What you'll do...
Conduct inverter hardware design for eDrive system, including simulation analysis and experimental investigation.

Develop inverter functional and design verification method and procedure.

Coordinate and conduct hardware testing and troubleshooting in the lab to verify and validate inverter design functionality and reliability.

Ensure overall quality of inverter system throughout the design and verification process. Support root cause analysis for the field issues.

Investigate the cutting-edge power electronics technologies and their applications for traction inverter of EV.

Support inverter and eDrive benchmark activities.



You'll have... 
M.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with specialty in power electronics, power modules, thermal management or solder sinter joint integrity/reliability

3+ years of experience on power electronics component, power module and IPM design and analysis. Proficiency in circuit or multi-physics FEA simulation tools (e.g. Matlab, PSIM, Saber, Spice, ANSYS, etc.)

3+ years of hands-on experience on power electronics, power module and IPM/cooling structure hardware testing and troubleshooting. Proficiency in test equipment (e.g. oscilloscope, power analyzer, function generator, etc.)


Even better, you may have...
Ph.D. in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related area with specialty in power electronics, power modules, thermal management or solder sinter joint integrity/reliability

5+ years of experience on power electronics component, power module and IPM design and CAE analysis.

5+ years of hands-on experience on power electronics, power module and IPM/cooling structure hardware testing and troubleshooting.

Knowledge and experience on wide band gap devices (SiC and/or GaN) as well as packaging and thermal management technologies for high temperature modules

Knowledge and experience on traction inverter design and validation in EV is another plus

Excellent teamwork and communication skills

Self-motivated with the ability to learn and manage multiple tasks

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!


As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:


• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

• Tuition assistance

• Established and active employee resource groups

• Paid time off for individual and team community service

• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day

• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time. 


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Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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